13.2. Basic Design
Using SharePoint Designer for editing SharePoint sites allows you to do almost anything. To give you an idea of what you can do, this section describes often requested modifications that are easy to make. Remember to keep SharePoint Designer open while testing these modifications; if anything goes wrong you can use the undo feature in SharePoint Designer and then save the file again.
13.2.1. Adding Text Outside Web Parts
There are a lot of Web Parts for displaying text on a SharePoint site, but sometimes you need to add a text block without relying on a Web Part; for example, you may want to add an instruction at the top of the site where there is no Web Part zone.
Try It Out: Add Text to Any Part of a Site Page
13.2.2. Add a Background Picture
Since team sites use Master Pages or site themes for controlling ...